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Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

September 19th, 2014 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Enjoy the last weekend before school starts up again with Vancouver Fashion Week, the Fraser Valley Cork & Keg, Steam Whistle’s Oktoberfest at the Imperial and all the walking tours and farmers markets you can fit into a weekend. The Friday Late Night Movie series at the Rio Theatre is a Sam Raimi/Evil Dead triple […]

We Day Vancouver Lineup Announced

September 16th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We Day Vancouver will take over Rogers Arena on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 as 18,000 youth from across the province enjoy a full day of inspiration and celebration as a reward for work they have done in their community over the last year. We Day gathers thousands of motivated youth who care about, and have […]

Meadows Maze Corn Maze in Pitt Meadows

September 15th, 2014 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

As the teachers’ strike in BC continued this September I found the perfect activity to enjoy with my niece and nephews, whose ages range from 6 to 14 years old. With blue skies above and a crisp pre-autumn breeze at our backs, we piled in the car and headed out to the Meadows Maze in […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

September 11th, 2014 @ 3:41pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mid-September is here already as farmers markets segue into fall fairs and theatres fill with film and stage productions. There’s the Autumn Shift Festival, Sustainable Seafood Festival, Moon Festival, Robson Community Fair, and more this weekend. You can also catch this week’s Friday Late Night Movie at the Rio Theatre: Stand by Me. Photo credit: […]

BC Culture Days Events

September 11th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Culture Days is an annual, national, three day celebration where Canadians are encouraged to participate in free and interactive activities to discover their cultural spirit and passion. Here in BC, there are 449 events and activities listed on the Culture Days calendar between September 26th and 28th and a provincial launch event will take place […]

Terry Fox Run Locations in Metro Vancouver

September 3rd, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 2014 Terry Fox Run is just around the corner and while some kids may participate each year with their school (School Run Day is September 24th), this year families might need to take it upon themselves to sign up on their own. The general run takes places in hundreds of communities across Canada on […]

Playland Open Extended Days in September

September 3rd, 2014 @ 10:17am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 104th annual Fair at the PNE closed out the season with an 8% increase in visitors this year and now Playland will welcome even more guests with extended days this month. Playland’s decision comes after an overwhelming response from parents who are looking for ways to keep kids entertained while the BC Teachers’ Strike […]

September Events in Metro Vancouver

September 1st, 2014 @ 11:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

September in Vancouver means festival season of a different kind has begun. Gone are the dusty outdoor concerts and here are the red carpet galas, opening nights, and theatre showcases. Headlining this season are the Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”) and the Vancouver Fringe Festival. I have listed the Fringe Festival each day but I […]